My new purchase a 1996 transporter 1.9td is a real pig to get into the right gear.Often i have to pull away in 3rd ! and sometimes it goes into reverse instead of 1st.Have i been ripped off or can it be fixed ??? help !
I have similar probs, going up the box is fine, coming down is hard...4th to 3rd imposs. I replaced the plastic cup but still no joy. looking at all the links they look ok but something must be out of line (if i go from 4th to 2nd (or even just move the gear lever near but not fully in 2nd) i can then get 3rd. Ive learned to live with it I: